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Rectifications regarding my opinions of the Obama’s Birth Certificate PDF validity on FoxNews

Last Friday, I had a phone conversation with someone at FoxNews regarding the validity of Obama’s Birth Certificate PDF. A blog post was then published by them on Friday night. You can read it here. My first idea was to post this on, but I have not heard from them despite my repeated requests. So I’m posting here. Read the article
Categories : Acrobat, Illustrator | Monday, May 2, 2011

Adobe Illustrator Tips, Tricks and Tweets!

Everyone that know me is aware of two things about me. First, I like helping others and second I love Adobe Illustrator. Read the article
Categories : Adobe, Illustrator | Friday, February 19, 2010

Building a hole “see through” text or object in Adobe Illustrator

In all software, there is many ways to accomplish the same results. Adobe Illustrator is not an exception. In the image below we see four rectangles with some text where we "see through" them allowing the image underneath to be visible. They look identical but each one have been made with different technic in Illustrator. We will see each one of these method to achieve the see through effect. It’s up to you to pick the method that best fit your need. seetext2 Read the article
Categories : Adobe, Illustrator | Monday, February 8, 2010

Acrobat 9 - When the crop tool is not cropping and how to fix it

Acrobat allow us to define a new cropping for a PDF using the Advanced Editing  > Crop Tool, or precisely with the help of the Advanced > Print Production > Crop Pages dialog [Cmd+Shift+T (Mac) /Ctl+Shift+T (Win)]. It works fine, but it does not delete the cropped elements from inside the PDF, there are just hidden. Another problem you might have encounter is that when processed on your RIP, the rendered images is not the one you have cropped but the original at full size. Does that mean the Crop tool is only useful when viewed inside Acrobat? Is there a way to fix that? Read the article

Categories : Acrobat, Adobe | Tuesday, November 17, 2009

How to save time with Illustrator & Photoshop Actions Panel

Recently, on Twitter my friend George Coghill ask me if it was possible to scale up/down a selected object in Adobe Illustrator using a keyboard shortcuts. Unfortunately there is no such keyboard shortcuts to do that. But… Read the article

Categories : Adobe, Illustrator, Photoshop | Thursday, octobre 8, 2009



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